Public Service Spotlight

Goodwill Makes Halloween Shopping Easy
Wednesday October 01, 2014 - Friday October 31, 2014

Getting everything you need this Halloween doesn't need to be scary! Goodwill has a great selection of costumes and décor, at great low prices! And don't forget; the funds from every item you purchase from Goodwill helps provide training, support and employment services for people, right in your community, with disabilities and disadvantages. Now that's 'AMAZING!' Visit AmazingGoodwill.com. (CLICK HERE).
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Location: Everywhere
 
Charity Spotlight




Put on your Halloween costume and take part in the 'Halloween Hustle' 5 K Fun Run and Walk, supporting the work of Fathers Helping Fathers. Join The Drive in historic downtown Palatine, on Eric Drive just north of Colfax on Saturday morning, October 25th - and stick around for a festive after-race party at Durty Nellie's Pub. For information, CLICK HERE.

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Upcoming Public Service Announcements
Saturday October 25, 2014
Join The Drive for the Halloween Hustle 5K
Put on your Halloween costume and take part in the 'Halloween Hustle' 5 K Fun Run and Walk, supporting the work of Fathers Helping Fathers. Join The Drive in historic downtown Palatine, on Eric Drive just north of Colfax on Saturday morning, October 25th - and stick around for a festive after-race party at Durty Nellie's Pub. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Downtown Palatine & Durty Nellies
Location: Cook County North
Saturday November 01, 2014
NorthShore University Health System Associate Board's 10th Annual Benefit
The NorthShore University HealthSystem Associate Board is holding their 10th Annual Benefit: A Decade Under the Stars at Adler Planetarium on Saturday evening, November 1st. Complete with a raffle, silent auction, hors d'oeuvres, a dessert bar, entertainment and more. Proceeds support The Infant Special Care Unit and Department of Pediatrics at NorthShore Evanston Hospital. For information and tickets CLICK HERE.
Where: Adler Planetarium
Location: Chicago North
 
Friday November 07, 2014
Celebrity Chef Ball Benefiting Meals on Wheels Chicago
Support Meals on Wheels Chicago at the 2014 Celebrity Chef Ball - Chicago's premier culinary event featuring a select, interactive dining experience with some of Chicago's best chefs, custom cocktails, silent auction and entertainment. It's at Morgan Manufacturing, 401 N. Morgan in Chicago, on Friday, November 7th. For information, CLICK HERE.
Where: Morgan Manufacturing
Location: Chicago North
 
Saturday November 08, 2014
Save-A-Pet's Tuxedos for Tails Dinner & Auction
Save-A-Pet no-kill rescue and adoption center in Grayslake, Illinois provides a safe haven for abused, neglected, injured, or lost dogs and cats, never rejecting an animal due to age, health, breed, or temperament. Since 1972, Save-A-Pet has saved over 40,000 lives. The fantastic Tuxedos for Tails Dinner & Auction on Saturday, November 8 raises critical funds necessary for Save-A-Pet to continue saving lives and expanding families. To order tickets, call 847/740-7788, or CLICK HERE.
Where: Concorde Banquets
Location: Far North Suburbs
 



Ongoing Public Service Announcements
Thursday June 26, 2014 - Tuesday December 30, 2014
Step Up. Get Tested.
Help stamp out HIV in Chicagoland. This summer, FREE 'Step Up. Get Tested' HIV testing events are taking place across the city. Complete with rapid testing, education and support services. It's private and results are accurate and quick. Find a testing event near you at CLICK HERE.
Where: Various
Location: Everywhere
 
Tuesday September 16, 2014 - Monday December 15, 2014
Join the Donor Registry at Be The Match
For people with life threatening blood cancers like leukemia and lymphoma or other diseases, a cure exists. 'Be the Match' connects patients with their donor match for a life-saving marrow or umbilical cord blood transplant. Find out how you can join the donor registry...or give funds to help - CLICK HERE.
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Location: Everywhere
 
Wednesday October 01, 2014 - Thursday October 30, 2014
Access to Care - Filling the Gap for the Uninsured
If you are over income for Medicaid but still can't afford to see a doctor, Access to Care can help! If you don't qualify for Medicaid for other reasons, Access to Care can help. If you have medical insurance with a high deductible and still can't afford to see a doctor, Access to Care can help. Doctor visits for $5. Restrictions apply. CLICK HERE or call 708-531-0680.
Where:
Location: Everywhere
 
Wednesday October 01, 2014 - Tuesday December 30, 2014
Become a Foster Parent Through Youth Outreach Services
Share your heart with a child who needs your help. Become a foster parent to a Chicago teen. Youth Outreach Services matches teens with loving homes and provides you both with ongoing support, 24/7. CLICK HERE to find out more. They'll give you a hand...so you can give your heart.
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Location: Everywhere
 
Wednesday October 15, 2014 - Wednesday December 31, 2014
Get Freedom From Active Addiction in Narcotics Anonymous
Freedom from active addiction happens in Narcotics Anonymous. It is possible to stop using drugs and find a new way of life. If you or someone you love is struggling with addiction, the Chicagoland Region of Narcotics Anonymous can help. Call their 24 hour helpline at (708) 848-4884. That's 708-848-4884.
Where:
Location: Everywhere
 
Thursday October 23, 2014 - Wednesday December 31, 2014
Support Northern Illinois Food Bank
For the six hundred thousand neighbors facing hunger right here in Northern Illinois, a holiday meal is not guaranteed. You can help! Please donate at solve hunger today dot org. Because joy is a full plate for everyone. Northern Illinois Food Bank. solvehungertoday.org.
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Location: Everywhere
 

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Thursday, Oct 23, 2014
12:00am
Thursday Spotlight
The Doobie Brothers and Eagles
10:00am
Ten @ 10
1972
1:45pm
One 45 @ 1:45
John Cougar Mellencamp
5:00pm
Lost & Found
9:00pm
Long One @ 9
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10:00pm
Ten @ 10 Replay
1972
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10:00am
Ten @ 10
1988
1:45pm
One 45 @ 1:45
Weird Al Yankovic
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Lost & Found
9:00pm
Long One @ 9
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Ten @ 10 Replay
1988
Saturday, Oct 25, 2014
11:00pm
The Deep End